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Old town (citadel) of Erbel in Iraq

a Pleiades location resource

Creators: Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 07, 2018 08:49 PM History

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{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 44.009239999999998, 36.191265000000001 ] }

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Certain

Google Earth and DigitalGlobe Imagery 2012

representative

  • Modern (AD 1700-Present) (confident)

Citation:

Pleiades

Geometry was selected by hand in Google Earth at an eye altitude of 1.1km; roughly center-of-mass of the citadel. Note J.F. Hansman in EncIran: "The present old town of Erbel is built on a mound of the debris of successive settlements rising some twenty meters."